Thursday, December 8, 2016



    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made a surprise proposal to allocate US$415 million to Zimbabwe under a programme that could help the country rebuild its depleted international foreign currency reserves.



      A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.

      An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.



        Five Zimbabwean boys were last week kidnapped and forcibly circumcised after they allegedly went near a circumcision school while loading sand into a truck in Manamani Village of Thohoyandou in South Africa.

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        The Mozambican police arrested a Zimbabwean woman last week at the Machipanda border post, in the central province of Manica, in possession of 10 grams of cocaine.


        In a strange incident that has left a family in Paddonhurst and Nkulumane suburbs in Bulawayo shell-shocked, a strange snake entered a 16-year-old boy (name supplied) three days after he had been intimate with a married woman.

        Leading Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko who shot to fame last year when she was abducted by agents of President Robert Mugabe's previous government is suing the state for over US$200 000 for mistreatment in detention.

        Bikita village head allegedly raped a 13-year-old, one of two girls used to appease "an avenging spirit" of his relative who was killed before independence.

        A former Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial executive member, involved in a dispute with a Nigerian businessman over an alleged affair with his wife, on Thursday vanished from the court building minutes before his trial.

        Zimbabwe's most-wanted criminal Gift "Tyres" Mwale (55) died as he had lived for the greater part of the last three decades in a hail of bullets.


        President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, which has become a major recipient of food aid over the past decade, was to deliver remarks on agriculture to his fellow heads of state at the African Union summit that opened Wednesday in the coastal city of Sirte, Libya.